Eligibility - Rules of engagement

The criteria we settled on to determine this year's top 100

1. Eligible business is UK-based commercial and retail business excluding private medical insurance, wholesale business and business obtained from other brokers.

2. Eligible brokers are brokers dealing direct with clients with more than 50% of business being commercial; it excludes international and personal lines brokers. Lloyd's brokers are not included unless the Lloyd's business is incidental to UK direct-dealing operations.

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